Lot 534 CLARKE FAMILY GRACE on account of Troy and Sally Clarke, sold to Evan & Kim Acton.
Lot 534 “Clarke Family Grace” sold for a Classic Sale Top Price of $54,000. “Grace” is an 2007 drop grey mare sired by Soda O’Riley from the dam Clarke Family Charm to great classic sale supporters Evan & Kim Acton of Julia Creek QLD.
Second top price was Lot 297 “My Miss Acre” offered for sale on behalf of Star Park Quarter Horses (Mr. Ken Cullen) of Wondai QLD. It is impressive to note that Ken also sold the top priced mare at the 2011 Landmark Paradise Performance Horse Sale. My Miss Acre is sired by Acres Destiny and from the Kings Phillip bred mare in Oaks Cotton Candy. Purchased by Koobah Performance Horses (Mr. Roger & Cheryl Grant) of Tamworth NSW, for $48,000.
Another high selling mare was Lot 286 “Classy Kate” sold on account of William & Tracey Tapp for $47,000 to Cristina Jones of Katherine NT.
Racing icon and repeat purchaser Gai Waterhouse purchased an 07 drop gelding, Lot 209 “Glendora Fletch” offered by the McKay Family Partnership from Singleton in the Hunter Valley NSW, for $6,000.00.
Fletch will be used in Gai’s training stables as a lead pony for some of Australia’s top thoroughbred race horses.
Lot 141 a stylish 8 year old chestnut mare named “Hanks Christa” who placed in the 08 NCHA Open Futurity and is also the winner of two handed cuttings achieved the high sell price of $45,000. Sired by Smart Little Diablo and from the Hank Man Leo bred mare in Yulgilbar Jose Lena and was offered for sale on behalf of Mr. Mark Rea of Timor NSW, this mare had all the attributes that the M & E Ingram of Alpha QLD where looking for in a top performance mare.